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Chevrolet Trax Wins 2018 Best Compact SUV at the Fifth Annual MECOTY Awards Ceremony

Kuwait, May, 2018: Boasting a blend of design enhancement, premium details, and latest technologies, the Chevrolet Trax 2018 won itself the “2018 Best Compact SUV” title at the prestigious Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards ceremony, which was held on April 2nd at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Middle East Car of the Year is one of the biggest and most anticipated award of the regional automotive industry being an authentic source of information for customers willing to invest on their vehicles. Since MECOTY’s nominations and scoring procedures are based strictly on an unbiased, fair and transparent voting process, customers will have the assurance that all nominated and winning vehicles are of an utmost quality certified by experts in the automotive world.

In its newest edition, Chevrolet Trax 2018 was able to rank first, fulfilling all set criteria for its category, proving once again its exceptional popularity in the region. Combining an efficiently powerful performance supported by the Ecotec 1.8L four-cylinder engine with 140 PS and a fashionable design, Trax 2018 was able to impress the MECOTY’s jury formed of 16 independent motoring journalists who commended the SUV’s all latest characteristics and features.

The Chevrolet Trax 2018 displays a fresh and contemporary appearance reflecting the company’s modern face around the globe, as explained by Steve Kim, Chevrolet Trax designer, who said: “It’s a more sculptural, sophisticated design. There’s also a sporty streak in the new styling that speaks to the Trax’s agile, fun-to-drive personality.”

The fourth model year front fascia incorporates Chevrolet’s proportioned dual port grille along sleek headlamps that flow around the corners and into the front fenders. The Trax LT and LTZ models have halogen projector headlamps with LED DRL signature lighting. Chrome also accents the outboard fog lamp bezels. The LTZ model are offered with new 18-inch aluminum wheels and features at the rear a new fascia and dual tail lamps with LED signature lighting.

When it comes to the SUV’s interior, the modified instrument panel is Chevrolet Trax 2018’s major enhancement reflecting its signature dual-cockpit design more expressively, with an upper dashboard hood that flows across the panel. Providing a greater visibility with the new 7-in-diagonal MyLink color touch screen, the instrument panel contributes to Trax’s ambiance thanks to the contrasting colors of the Galvano chrome and LTZ trims matching its leatherette seating trim.

Furthermore, the 2018 Chevrolet Trax presents a new instrument cluster embracing a new gauge display with analog speedometer and tachometer readouts along with digital displays from the standard driver information center.

Trax 2018 truly marks a new era of sophistication, smart technology and safety as it offers a new 7-inch diagonal infotainment system that supports the latest connectivity technologies, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility making it easy for you to stay connected. Entering and exiting the vehicle as well has never been so easy with the innovative Keyless Open and Start feature that adds to Trax’s long list of available new technologies.

Chevrolet’s “prevent, protect, respond” philosophy manifests itself with the SUV’s newly added active safety features designed to help alert drivers of potential crash situations and include rear park assist, side blind zone alert, and rear cross traffic alert, available depending on the vehicle’s model.


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All customers who purchase a Chevrolet from Yusuf A. Alghanim & Sons benefit of the Chevrolet Care Program, which entails new levels of post-sale support and trust. The Chevrolet Care is an exceptional customer service that is based on four main pillars: competitive and transparent service costs (especially for four-wheel drive vehicles), scheduled service appointment booking with same day delivery, quality service by certified technicians and 3yr/100,000km warranty with 24x7 roadside assistance for 4 years.

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